Biloxi House-building Project Nearing Completion
Jan. 14, 2006 - Volunteer Lewis Storm and his relatives from the Allen, Neb., area are staying in Biloxi, Miss. long enough to build a house located in nearby D’Iberville. The three-bedroom home was partially assembled in Nebraska and transported on an Orphan Grain Train trailer to Biloxi.
Jan. 14, 2006 - The frame begins to rise. Photos courtesy of Dawn and Arlan Schellhorn.
Jan. 15, 2006 - The house-building volunteers took a break from their labors on Sunday, Jan 15.
Jan. 16, 2006 - The first roof truss is secured.
Wall and roof framing was completed Tuesday, Jan. 17.
Jan. 18, 2006 - Plywood sheeting of the entire roof and sides was completed in one day.
The house was wrapped and shingled by Friday afternoon, Jan. 20.
Feb. 3, 2006 - Finishing up with painting the exterior - nearly complete!
Brett Borchers of Utica, Neb. uses an Orphan Grain Train Bobcat to clean up the yard surrounding the new house at D’Iberville.
Landon Storm installs a lockset on the front door.